Annotation of wikisrc/projects/project/xen-domu-pvfb.mdwn, revision 1.1

1.1     ! reed        1: [[!template id=project
        !             2: 
        !             3: title="pvfb framebuffer video driver support (frontend)"
        !             4: 
        !             5: contact="""
        !             6: [port-xen](mailto:port-xen@NetBSD.org)
        !             7: """
        !             8: 
        !             9: mentors="""
        !            10: """
        !            11: 
        !            12: category="kernel"
        !            13: difficulty="hard"
        !            14: duration="16 hours"
        !            15: 
        !            16: description="""
        !            17: Abstract: The pvfb video driver and the keyboard/point driver are
        !            18: useful for gui interaction with a domU console, including
        !            19: gui.
        !            20: 
        !            21: Deliverables:
        !            22: 
        !            23: A framebuffer device and console, which can be used to
        !            24: interact with the domU. The qemu process on the dom0 can
        !            25: then use this buffer to display to the regular X server
        !            26: using the SDL, as it does with HVM domUs. This is very useful
        !            27: for gui frontends to xen.
        !            28: 
        !            29: Implementation:
        !            30: 
        !            31: A simple framebuffer driver is implemented, along the lines of:
        !            32: <http://xenbits.xensource.com/hg/linux-2.6.18-xen.hg/file/ca05cf1a9bdc/drivers/xen/fbfront/>
        !            33: """
        !            34: 
        !            35: ]]
        !            36: 

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